Amateur Radio (ham radio) is a popular hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communication together. People use ham radio to talk across town, around the world, or even into space, all without the Internet or cell phones. It's fun, social, educational, and can be a lifeline during times of need.

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Next Meeting: Open to all

Monday December 11th,
6:00 pm-8:00 pm


5201 E. US HWY 36
Avon, IN 46123

December Meeting Topic:  Christmas party

Presenter: Short Meeting and then socialize and enjoy dinner together.  Open to spouses and non-members.  Come say hi and get to know us! 

Hendricks Co. Hamfest 

February 10, 2024

Hendricks County 4H Fairgrounds

1900 E Main St

Danville, IN 46122

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Vendor Register for Hamfest table

ARRL Field Day 2023 June 24-25

June 24- June 25 2023  1400 EDT Saturday- 1659 EDT Sunday

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Skywarn Spotter Training Info, NWS

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Next Test Date

Get your HAM license or upgrade.

Must pre-register.

Saturday October 28 & Nov 11, 2023
Sponsored by Indy West ERC
IU West Hospital
100 N and Roanld Reagan
Avon, IN 46123
Testing for all levels Nov. 11th
Gov't Center


HCARS (est 1979) is a family of amateur radio operators dedicated to helping others. This is especially true during natural disasters or other emergencies. Many of our members are affiliated with Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), and Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN). The club owns and maintains the 147.015 repeater located near Belleville, Indiana. The club call sign is N9HC. HCARS is a member of the Indiana Radio Club Council, Inc. Regular meetings of the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society are held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the Hendricks County Government Center in Danville, IN. Everyone is welcome, and we look forward to meeting you!

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hendricks county hamfest 2024

February 10, 2024

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hendricks County Fair Grounds

Conference Center

1900 E Main St

Danville, IN 46122

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Monthly meeting 2nd Monday

every month

Nov 13, 2023 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Hendricks Co. Government Center 

355 S. Washington St.
Danville, IN 46122

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ARRL Field Day

June 24-25, 2023




Danville, IN 46122

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HCARS Repeater

2m repeater serving Hendricks and surrounding counties

147.015 -- PL 88.5 -- +0.6MHz
Belleville, IN